|Team strength:||Relative strength of the attacking and defensive team, determined by final log position of the 2013 Super Rugby season (Wheeler et al.
|Group 1||Teams finishing 1-5 on the log|
|Group 2||Teams finishing 6-10|
|Group 3||Teams finishing 11-15|
|Pre-line break phase characteristics|
|Starting phase:||The initial set-piece or change in possession preceding the phases which lead to the line break
(defined by then the International Rugby Board)
Turn-over at ruck